LECTURES | Better Living Through Electricity

On Monday night, April 1, The Huntington will host a panel discussion devoted to the web-based digital exhibition “Form and Landscape: Southern California Edison and the Los Angeles Basin, 1940–1990.” That new exhibition is part of the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in L.A. and is slated to … Continue reading

LECTURES | Thinking About that Other Civil War

Lost in sesquicentennial commemorations of various Civil War anniversaries is the fact that we are in the thick of the bicentennial year of one of America’s other Civil Wars—the War of 1812. Or at least that’s how Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Alan Taylor sees it. Taylor wrote about the lesser celebrated … Continue reading